By Paula Fynboh
There’s a cemetery near Montgomery, Minnesota (USA) where my parents will be buried. It’s the same cemetery where my grandparents were buried. And it is the same place where my great-grandparents found their final resting place. What does this have to do with displacement? It offers me a physical connection to my roots, something many internally displaced people in many countries do not have.
I recently sat down with Maria Isabelle, one of the participants of the Bogota Wage Subsidy Project (BWSP), to hear her story. The BWSP is a start-up organization working with women displaced by conflict in Colombia to build personal equity and transition from informal to formal employment. Read More »